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The gender wage gap in Canada continues to persist, with women earning 23 per cent less in total income than men in 2020, according to a report by ADP Canada Co. Surveyed Canadian working men were significantly more likely to make more than $80,000 in pre-tax salary, while working women were more likely to make between […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 8, 2021 April 23, 2021
  • 09:00
New federal employment equity, safety legislation taking effect

A series of legislative changes to Canada’s labour code aiming to make workplaces healthier, safer and fairer took effect as of Jan. 1, 2021. The changes include new pay transparency regulations for federally regulated, private sector employers with 100 or more employees. According to a press release, the move makes Canada the first country to […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 5, 2021 April 14, 2021
  • 09:00
Canada’s gender wage gap worse when including certain demographic traits: report

Although Canada has a wide range of federal and provincial legislation intended to ensure Canadians can benefit from the labour market equally, gender wage gaps continue to persist along gender and race lines, according to a new report by the C.D. Howe Institute. In good news, the gender wage gap, on an hourly basis, is starting to […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 09:30
Are automatic DC plan features affecting the pension gender gap?

With cohorts in the workforce behaving differently as they prepare for retirement, it’s important for plan sponsors to consider these differences along gender and generational lines. At Benefits Canada’s 2019 Defined Contribution Investment Forum in Toronto on Sept. 27, Jean Young, senior research associate at the Vanguard Center for Investor Research, shared a survey that […]